The preliminary proclamation dated September 22, 1862
Issued in buff printed wrappers; quotation on back cover, "Slavery the chief corner-stone. 'This stone (slavery), which was rejected by the first builders, is become the chief stone of the corner in our new edifice.'--Speech of Alex. H. Stephens, vice-president of the so-called Confederate States, delivered March 21, '61."
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
Copy 1: Lower right corner of first page clipped out
Abraham Lincoln and the American Experiment, October 1995 through June 30, 2008
Copy 3: From the Daniel Lincoln collection; handwritten inscription on back cover: Ella, from Uncle Frank
No TOC. The front cover and the title page are the same page. Due to the age and the quality of paper, printing and binding, pages are skewed and discolored.